[Samba] Samba4 acting as standalone server, smb.conf parameters and run daemons !
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 28 12:42:44 MST 2014
On 28/02/14 19:20, Computer service SPb. wrote:
> Ok, for standalone server.
> What about dcerpc endpoint ?
> But as I wrote earlier about Nmbd while Samba4 as DC at the moment I have
> fully working configuration of Samba4 DC (samba binary is run) and nmbd
> binary is started and run with it.
> But I start nmbd separatelly by script written by me after samba binary is
> started (when Samba4 acts as DC) .
> And more over I have even semi worked configuration of Samba4 as DC and
> nmbd with browsing of Lan / VPN (client-to-server) clients when they could
> see each other in their neighborhood (but works partly because of VPN
> clients I don' t know why but could be as master/backup browser at the
> moment and I didn' t set up Samba4 as Wins) .
You seem to be at the same point as I was 18 months ago and I asked a
It was explained to me that you should not run the samba daemon with the
nmbd daemon and I was sure that Andrew Bartlett altered Samba so that
this wasn't possible, but you seem to be doing this, just how did you
There is no network browsing with a Samba4 AD server, but you can
navigate via address.
> 2014-02-28 23:08 GMT+04:00 Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>:
>> On Fri, 2014-02-28 at 20:14 +0400, Computer service SPb. wrote:
>>> Rowland, you are not right. I started and start nmbd daemon with samba
>>> But I don' t know requirements for server services as for started daemons
>>> for standalone server.
>> We have code to assist our administrators to run the right daemons while
>> we have this split mode of operation. You may well be able to start
>> 'samba' as a standalone server, but it will exit on startup. Likewise,
>> when running 'nmbd' on an AD DC, this will also exit.
>> Please don't be confused by the 'server services' setting, this is not
>> relevant for a standalone server.
>> Andrew Bartlett
>> Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
>> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
>> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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